Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Stem ,Handlebars & Headset :Help needed
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06-29-12, 11:59 PM
I'm looking to get a new stem for my bike along with new handle bars. I have an 07 Redline 925 I believe (its the gray one). I bought it used and has a specialized stem installed and I'd like to replace it, but I'm unsure of the what I need to know in terms its sizing along with the headset. I've looked at some other model specs and they say 1 1/8. Does anyone have exact specs?
06-30-12, 01:00 AM
It's 1 1/8" threadless. They only other spec you'd need would be stack height, but that's only if you have the stem completely slammed (no spacers).
06-30-12, 01:02 AM
06-30-12, 01:13 AM
I have two spacers so do I just measure them?
06-30-12, 01:14 AM
There are two numbers on the stem (+16 +8) would that be the length?
06-30-12, 01:57 AM
I didn't think about length because I'm assuming he wants to replace it due to length or angle.
OP, if you're using spacers, that doesn't matter.
06-30-12, 12:41 PM
I'm mainly looking to get one with a higher angle because I feel as if my body leans forward too much with the current installed one.
06-30-12, 02:10 PM
Check your LBS for something like this:
Comes in 35 and 40 degree rise (that's the angle at which it points upwards).
06-30-12, 04:24 PM
Looks pricey how much does it go for?
06-30-12, 06:38 PM
Should be about $30 at a shop, or $20+ online.
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